-- Lana Del Rey performed ‘Burning Desire’ during Wednesday's global launch of the new Jaguar F-TYPE convertible in Paris, and the singer has also given the car company permission to use the tune in its upcoming campaign. [Popcrush]

-- Ty Segall is promoting his forthcoming third album, 'Twins,' with a ridiculous new commercial featuring clips from some of the most abysmal movies of all time -- including 'Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace' and 'White Chicks' -- plus snippets of songs from the disc, which drops Oct. 9. [Consequence of Sound]

-- Death + Taxes have followed-up their recent piece “10 Reasons Morrissey Sucks” with the counterargument, "10 Reasons Morrissey Actually Does Not Suck." Which side are you on? [Death+ Taxes]

-- It was 26 years ago today that Metallica bassist Cliff Burton was killed in a bus accident while on tour with the band in Europe, and our pals at Ultimate Classic Rock recap the tragedy in detail. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

-- Bloc Party have mapped out a second round of North American tour dates for December, kicking off with a Dec. 6 gig in Oakland, Calif., and running through a Dec. 16 gig in Guadalajara, Mexico. Dum Dum Girls will open several stops. [Consequence of Sound]

-- Tristan Prettyman talks about the impact her split from ex-fiancée Jason Mraz had on her new album, 'Cedar & Gold,' which drops next week. "There's a lot of songs on the record that don't leave a lot of room for guessing," says the singer. [Spinner]

-- Here's a two-pronged announcement from the Joy Formidable: the Welsh indie act will release its next album, 'Wolf's Law,' in January, and they'll preview the disc with a brief North American trek that kicks off Nov. 8 in New York City. Get the details on both. [exclaim.ca]

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